Smothered Pork Chops & Collard Greens

Pork Chops and Collard Greens

When January rolls around, I'm content to keep on pushing with my goals, and sticking to my plans.  Chase, however always thinks about tightening the budget and eating better.  I'm not really sure it's the "resolutions" time of year so much as it's the change in the date on the calendar.  Whatever … [Read more...]

How to Finance for College and Retirement

Collge Fund, Finance and Savings

Even though Red is only 3.5 years old, he's had a high yield savings account with our bank since he was born.  We deposited every single dollar that anyone gave him over his birthdays, Christmases, and even the one or two dollars sent in a greeting card.  It's added up quite nicely, and the added … [Read more...]

Bedtime Stories: An Important Part of our Routine

Man in the Moon Children's Book

I remember when Red was in an "inside baby."  Chase and I agreed that we wanted to read Red a bedtime story every night of his life.  Of course, when we were feeding him every three hours as an infant it proved a little difficult and pointless, but as Red got older, we stuck with it.  When he was 18 … [Read more...]